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Retro Radio: WCOL 92.3

WCOL 92.3 is an FM radio station broadcasting country music in Columbus, Ohio. It is the number one radio station in the city. WCOL's history dates back to 1948. The station originally aired different programming throughout the day which included a religious format during the daytime hours and rock music in the evening. From the…

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10 (Actually) Great Local IPAs

Fine Columbus you win, here are some actually pretty good local IPAs Alright Columbus, we get it, you like IPAs. You just have to have your friggin IPAs and your stupid layered hops. So after getting yelled at by my friends, family, and generally harassed by the majority of the city, it appears I've actually found…

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Retro Radio: WLVQ 96.3 QFM96

96.3 FM may not have always played rock music, but on February 14th, 1977, everything changed. At noon, they announced, "At this time WTVN-FM ceases to exist. We are now WLVQ-FM, to be known as Q-FM-96. We'll be playing Ohio's best rock. We know all you other radio stations are out there listening so watch…

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Retro Radio: WNCI 97.9

Did you know that WNCI used to broadcast classical music? It's true. Back in 1961, when the station went by the call letters WRFD, the radio station played Bach and Mozart. Fast forward many years, call numbers, and formats later, and you have one of the top radio stations in Columbus. WNCI plays Top 40…

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The Sunny 95 Morning Show: It’s All About The Chemistry

The Sunny 95 studio is just that, sunny. Large windows on either side of the booth let the natural light shine in. A large neon logo with a smiling sun hangs on the back wall. Radio equipment is placed on top of three desks that sit in a U-shape. Nicknacks sit around the sound boards ranging from a toy BB8 droid from Star Wars to coffee mugs with goofy sayings. But the thing that fills the WSNY studio every morning is laughter. Dino Tripodis and Stacy McKay are Columbus Radio royalty. With nearly a combined 50 years of industry experience, Dino and Stacy have become a household names in our city. I was given the chance to sit down and talk to the Sunny 95 Morning Show hosts. By the end of the interview my sides hurt from laughter. Part of what makes this duo so dynamic is their chemistry. There were times where they were more to tell each other's story then their own. Here are the highlights from my interview with WSNY’s Dino and Stacy.

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